The Laboratory for Dynamics and Control of Nanosystems (LDCN) is a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to the advancement of nanotechnology through innovations in systems theory and control engineering. The main thrust of research in the laboratory is to develop methodologies, technologies, and the necessary instrumentation for fast and accurate interrogation and manipulation of matter at the nanoscale. LDCN's multidisciplinary research team pursues a dynamic and active research program that maintains a solid systems and control focus on a variety of emerging applications in nanotechnology.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Ph: +1 972 883 4158

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Recent News

Michael Ruppert received the best thesis award
March 7, 2018
Congratulations to Michael Ruppert for receiving University of Newcastle's Award for Higher Degree by Research Excellence for his thesis titled: "Self-Sensing, Estimation and Control in
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Farid Tajaddodianfar defended his thesis
March 7, 2018
Congratulations to Farid Tajaddodianfar for successfully defending his thesis and starting his career with Microsoft Research.
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Farid Tajaddodianfar receives EECS Graduate Fellowship
August 9, 2017
Congratulations to Farid Tajaddodianfar for being a recipient of a prestigious ECS Fellowship for 2017-2018.
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LDCN's research featured in an article in May/June issue of Microscopy and Analysis
August 7, 2017
You can read the article here: May-June AM Lab focus
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Professor Moheimani to present a plenary lecture at ACODS 2018
July 19, 2017
Professor Moheimani will be presenting a plenary lecture at ACODS 2018, IFAC International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems. The conference
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Recent Publications

M. G. Ruppert, D. M. Harcombe, M. R. P. Ragazzon, S. O. R. Moheimani, A. J. Fleming

A Review of Demodulation Techniques for Amplitude Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy (Journal Article)

Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 8 , pp. 1407–1426, 2017.

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M. G. Ruppert, A. G. Fowler, M. Maroufi, S. O. R. Moheimani

On-Chip Dynamic Mode Atomic Force Microscopy: A Silicon-on-Insulator MEMS Approach (Journal Article)

IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 26 (1), pp. 215 - 225, 2017.

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A. G. Fowler, S. O. R. Moheimani

A 4-DOF MEMS Energy Harvester Using Ultrasonic Excitation (Journal Article)

IEEE Sensors Journal, 16 (21), pp. 7774–7783, 2016.

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M. Maroufi, S. O. R. Moheimani

Characterization of piezoresistive and electrothermal sensors in MEMS devices (Inproceeding)

IEEE Sensors Conference, Orlando, FL., USA, 2016.

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A. Bazaei, M. Maroufi, A. G. Fowler, S. O. R. Moheimani

Internal Model Control for Spiral Trajectory Tracking with MEMS AFM Scanners (Journal Article)

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 24 (5), pp. 1717–1728, 2016.

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S. I. Moore, S. O. R. Moheimani

A switched actuation and sensing method for a MEMS electrostatic drive (Inproceeding)

Proc. 2016 American Control Conference, 2016.